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International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)

The IEC was established in 1906 to deal with questions related to international standardization in the electrical and electronic engineering fields. The members of the IEC are the national committees, one for each country, which are required to be as representative as possible of all electrical interests in the country concerned: manufacturers, users, governmental authorities, teaching, and professional bodies. They are composed of representatives of the various organizations which deal with questions of electrical standardization at the national level. Most of them are recognized and supported by their governments. Contact: International Electrotechnical Commission; 3 rue de Varembé; PO Box 131; 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland; Tel: [41] (22) 919-02-11; Web: www.iec.ch.

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